Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego (MCRD San Diego)

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Bases and Stations: Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

Unit Information

The main mission of MCRD San Diego is to train male recruits who have enlisted from the Western Recruiting Region. The Depot also is the home to the Marine Corps' Recruiter School and Western Recruiting Region's Drill Instructors School.

San Diego, CA

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Family Readiness Information

The primary source of unit/battalion information for spouses AND parents is the Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) and Unit Hotline. The DRC will work with FR Assistants, FR Advisors and FR Volunteers along with the senior command members to make up the new Family Readiness Command Team.

Note: The DRC was formerly known as FRO and in some instances, the USMC Family Readiness Page has not been updated to reflect DRC rather than FRO.



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Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego (MCRD San Diego) Mailing Addresses

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Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego (MCRD San Diego) Postal Facility

If you need assistance finding a mailing address for a Marine, please contact the postal facility of the last known state-side duty station. The postal facility will not give out mailing addresses to non-family members. Family members need to be prepared to provide identifying information for their Marine. The following is contact information for the postal facility that handles MCRD San Diego mail:

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MCRD San Diego, CA
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Information on MCRD San Diego last updated 9/18/2018 2:09:15 PM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the MCRD San Diego:
To request changes to the MCRD San Diego Unit Information Page™, please contact the Marine Parents office at 573-449-2003 or via email Office staff will make the changes immediately.

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